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What are the best times to fish for sea bream and sea bass in Saint-Jean-de-Monts?

Do you want to find out about fishing in Saint-Jean-de-Monts? The Tropicana explains everything about the sea bream and sea bass season!

Saint-Jean-de-Monts, nestled on the Atlantic coast of Vendée, is a true paradise for fishermen looking for adventure and great catches.

With its golden sandy beaches and fish-rich waters, our region offers exceptional opportunities for tracking sea bream and sea bass, two species popular with sport fishermen.

But when are the best times to fish them? Follow the guide to discover the secrets of fishing in Saint-Jean-de-Monts. Le Tropicana, your 5-star campsite in Saint-Jean-de-Monts , explains everything on the subject.

Spring, the awakening of nature

In the spring, when temperatures begin to warm and nature slowly awakens from its winter slumber, it is the ideal time to hunt for bream and bass.


These fish, in search of food after the winter months, are more active and come closer to the coast in search of prey .


The months of April and May are particularly suitable for fishing, with pleasant temperatures and often calm seas.


Without forgetting that when you organize fishing excursions in Saint-Jean-de-Monts outside the high season, calm is guaranteed . Everything you need to attract lots of fish to you.

Summer, fishing season in Saint-Jean-de-Monts

Summer is undoubtedly the most popular season for fishermen in Saint-Jean-de-Monts.


With the burning sun and the endless days, the conditions are ideal for going out to sea in search of sea bream and sea bass.


The months of June, July and August offer numerous fishing opportunities, whether from the shore , surfcasting , or from a boat offshore. Schools of fish are abundant and catches are often successful.


Don’t hesitate to ask the Tropicana for advice on the quiet beaches and small coves teeming with fish.


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Autumn, the season of big catches

Autumn is a magical time for fishermen in Saint-Jean-de-Monts. As tourists desert the beaches and the days get shorter, the sea teems with fish ready to be caught.


This is the ideal time to track down the finest sea bream and trophy bass, which are preparing to face the rigors of winter.


The months of September and October are particularly suitable for sea fishing, with still mild temperatures and waters rich in fish.

Winter, for courageous fishermen

In winter, when the cold sets in and tourists desert the beaches, only the bravest fishermen dare to brave the elements to track down sea bream and sea bass.


Despite the sometimes difficult conditions, winter also offers interesting fishing opportunities , especially from piers and sea walls.


The months of December, January and February can hold some nice surprises for patient and determined fishermen .

All our advice for good fishing in Saint-Jean-de-Monts

Whether you are a beginner or an experienced fisherman, here are some tips to optimize your chances of success during your fishing trip in Saint-Jean-de-Monts:


  • Find out about tides and currents before going out to sea, in order to choose the best fishing spots.
  • Use quality equipment adapted to your fishing technique (surfcasting, boat fishing, etc.).
  • Be patient and observant: fishing sometimes requires long hours of waiting, but the reward is often worth it.
  • Respect the fishing rules in force and release fish that are too small or in excess to preserve the resource.

Go on an adventure during a fishing session in Saint-Jean-de-Monts

Whether you are a fishing enthusiast or simply looking for new experiences at sea, Saint-Jean-de-Monts promises you unforgettable moments on the water.


With its different seasons and fish-rich waters, our region offers fishing opportunities for all tastes and levels.


At Tropicana, we invite you to embark on an unforgettable maritime adventure and discover the joys of fishing in Saint-Jean-de-Monts. On your lines , set, go!


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For any request, you can contact the reception who will be happy to provide you with information at the following times :

9 am-12pm / 2 pm-6pm in low season

(from April 13 to July 3, 2020 and from August 30 to September 20, 2020)

9 am-1pm / 2 pm-7pm in high season

(July 4 to August 29, 2020)

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